Who Dat?: Henriette DeLille

  Even as a New Orleans native, there are many times that I drive around and have no clue who some of these streets are named after. The “Who Dat?” series is uncovering the history behind these people. This edition is dedicated to Henriette DeLille.      Henriette DeLille   Henriette DeLille (1813-1865) was a… Read more »

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Flourishing Fairgrounds

  The Fairgrounds neighborhood in New Orleans is one where there is a healthy mix of business and residential. Being in the Fairgrounds means you can easily walk to your coffee shop or neighborhood pub. But, you will also know all your neighbors and can borrow a cup of sugar. While their residents get to… Read more »

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Serene St. Anthony/Milneburg

  St. Anthony & Milneburg are subdistricts are of the Filmore neighborhood in New Orleans. They are close to the lake, a quick ride to City Park, and have easy access to the interstate. They are both considered some of the most affordable neighborhoods left in the city. While mainly residential, check out a few… Read more »

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Happenin’ Hollygrove

  Hollygrove is a quiet, mainly residential, New Orleans neighborhood. They have lots of little shotguns and cottages gracing their streets. It’s one of the very few affordable neighborhoods left in the city. With bumpy streets, working class residents, and great location – it’s a perfect spot to call home.   Al and Al’s One Stop… Read more »

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I Got To Get Away: Breaux Bridge

  Mary Goldie is the guest writer for this blog post about a quick weekend trip, not too far from New Orleans. Check out her time in Breaux Bridge.    Summertime in New Orleans sees large swaths of the local population head for the hills. Repressive heat sends van loads of families and friend groups to… Read more »

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Silly Little Love Songs: Emily S.

  She just has style. These are words I have used to describe Broadmoor resident, Emily S. Hailing from The Garden State, Emily has called New Orleans home for 5 years now. It didn’t take her long to realize she wasn’t going anywhere and then decided to put a ring on New Orleans by purchasing a home.… Read more »

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Peaceful Ponchartrain Park

  The New Orleans neighborhoods of Pontchartrain Park & Gentilly Woods are mostly residential other than a few strip malls here and there. These are neighborhoods were everyone knows each other and the older residents can tell you stories about the old Maison Blanche that was located at Frenchmen & Gentilly Rd. Fast forward to today… Read more »

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NOLA Myth Busters #3

  Oysters. (Or ersters depending on your New Orleans accent.)   We love our oysters chargrilled, fried, in a dressing, and raw. The legend of oysters exists that we should only be eating oysters in months that have the letter “R” in them. Why is this?!   The most reasonable argument is that Red Tide occurs… Read more »

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Amiable Audubon

  Audubon, a New Orleans neighborhood that is considered “far Uptown”, is filled with long time residents, businesses, and college kids. You can stroll to cheap eats, fine dining, your barber, your Realtor (hint, hint!), and many things in between. One of Audubon residents favorite aspects is Audubon park and zoo. Walk under the oaks… Read more »

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